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Fast Fried Rice

Categories: Vegetarian
Type: Side Dishes

This rice is microwaved, not fried, so it's low in fat and a healthier choice!

Serves: 6 servings


  • 1 1/2 cups uncooked instant rice
  • 11/2 cups hot tap water
  • 3/4 cup shredded carrots (about 2)
  • 1/4 cup green onion, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 2 teaspoons margarine
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder

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  1. Combine all ingredients in 2-quart casserole dish.
  2. Cover and microwave on medium-high for 6-8 minutes until rice is tender and water is absorbed.
  3. Remove from microwave. Let stand, covered, 5-7 minutes. Fluff with a fork before serving.

excerpted from:

From Quick Meals for Healthy Kids and Busy Parents. Copyright © 1995 by Sandra K. Nissenberg, Margaret L. Bogle, and Audrey C. Wright. All rights reserved. Used by arrangement with John Wiley & Sons, Inc.

To order this book visit www.wiley.com.

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